How to Stain/Paint an Oak Banister (the shortcut method…no sanding needed!)
Our house was built in 2000. I'm pretty sure that was right at the height of using orange oak for trim work, kitchen cupboards, and banisters.....because this house was FULL of it when we moved in. (Remember the kitchen we overhauled?? And the window trimming we changed? Oh, and the fireplace mantel and hearth we built? Yep lots of orange oak.) I actually like using natural wood pieces in my decor and have nothing against exposed wood. However, the orange-y stain that this house was…
Stair Banister Renovation Using Existing Newel Post and Handrail
This banister renovation is for when you have a sturdy railing but your stairs need a facelift -- build a different newel post around the existing post and replace the spindles!
Styling A Staircase: Gallerie B
The notion of Styling a Staircase might seem a bit over the top but I see it as the perfect opportunity to add a decorative touch. Here are my top tips.
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Rebuild Fabrication Co. on Instagram: “Before and almost after of the stair railing work. The newel post cap is part of the white oak I milled a few months back from a tree at…”
Rebuild on Instagram: Before and almost after of the stair railing work. The newel post cap is...
Stairway to Heaven
Seriously, who knew staircases could be so beautiful? They just don't make stairs like they used to. I hereby vow to someday live in a house...
How to Stain OAK Cabinets…the simple method (without sanding)!
I know, I know...where have I been?!?! Well, finishing up house projects. Lots and lots of them. We have put off finishing the last bits of the house for long enough. And now they are DONE. And wow, it feels good!!! Thanks to a new year and a goal to have them all completely finished. Remember how I shared our Stained/Painted Banister last week? Well, I mentioned to some in the comment section that we were working on staining our bathroom cabinets (which were the last thing in the house that…
Staircase remodel from M.C. Staircase & Trim. Removal of carpet, wooden railing and wooden balusters. Installation of stained treads, risers, box newels, handrail, square rosettes and iron balusters. Iron balusters are the Twist Series Single twist and Versatile Double Knuckle in Satin Black.
READERS HOUSES SERIES #1 and A THANK YOU SALE!
Since starting the Readers Kitchen series – sometimes I get a fabulous entry and wonder what the rest of the house looks like. And certainly, after seeing today’s kitchen – I was curious if the other parts of the house were as great looking. So, in order to show you entire Readers Houses – I’m starting a new series called, of course, Readers Houses. Send in your houses! Today’s house is located in Frankenmuth, Michigan – where that is - I can’t even imagine!!! Sounds so exotic and just a…